KOREAN WAR PROJECT REMEMBRANCE



David Smith

PFC David Monroe Smith

Medal Of Honor
9th Infantry Regiment
E CO 2 BN
Army
Hostile, Died (KIA)
Date Of Loss: September 1, 1950
Service Number: RA15423203
Born: November 10, 1926
Home Or Place Of Enlistment
Livingston, Kentucky
Location Or Battle Zone: Naktong Bulge
Burial Location
Jake Ponder Cemetery, Livingston, Ky
Comments: Private First Class Smith was a gunner in the mortar section of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. On September 1, 1950 near Yongsan, South Korea, his section was ordered to withdraw as it was being encircled by the enemy. When an enemy hand grenade fell into their midst, he fell upon it to protect the lives of his comrades.

Korean War Project Key No: 27888


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DAVID MONROE SMITH

LIVINGSTON, KENTUCKY 

1926 

November 10, 1926 

JAKE PONDER CEMETERY, LIVINGSTON, KY 

Caucasian

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Dedicated To - Arthur Donald DeLacy - 1st Lieutenant - USMCR - MIA POW - 10/07/1951 - Heartbreak Ridge